Toward a holistic approach in the presentation of benefits and risks of medical radiation.

@article{Wagner2011TowardAH,
  title={Toward a holistic approach in the presentation of benefits and risks of medical radiation.},
  author={Louis Kenneth Wagner},
  journal={Health physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={
          566-71
        }
}
Frequently messages are conveyed about benefit and risk in medical imaging or in imaging-guided medical intervention that are quite different from the intended communication. This is because communication is not merely the words used to express an idea. The message involves many personal factors on the part of the communicator and on the part of the audience. The intent of this article is to disclose some of the underlying factors that disproportionately bias communication of benefit and risk… CONTINUE READING
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